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Today's News

  • Blood drive in Old Town

    LifeSouth and the community of Old Town invite you to be a part of saving lives when they team up to host a blood drive on Saturday, Jan. 14 between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Hitchcock’s Foodway.  Donors are entered into a drawing to win an iPad2 on Jan. 31.

  • Explore Zora Hurston and others at Knotts Library

    The Friends of the A.F. Knotts Library invites the public to join the January activities that  the under-recognized talent of black artists of another age through books, films and a live performance.  The A.F. Knotts Public Library at 11 56th St., Yankeetown, is the place to meet.
    Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 8 p.m. the award-winning film by Vincent Minnelli “Cabin in the Sky” will be shown. This 1943 musical film has an all black cast which includes singer Lena Horne, Ethel Waters and Eddie “Rochester” Anderson.

  • Business development council meets Tuesday

    The Nature Coast Business Development Council will conduct its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 8:30 a.m. at the Dogan Cobb Municipal Building in Bronson.
    The board will discuss a presentation by economic consultants for possible work for the NCBDC, as well as the appointment of new members to its board. The 10-member board was formed by the Levy County Board of County Commissioners in 2000.
    The board's mission is to foster business and job growth in Levy County, and promote available incentives such as tax credits and grants.

  • Keyhole Gallery Artist of the Month for January: Joey Barkhouse

    The Cedar Keyhole Gallery is proud to announce:
     
    Taking nothing more than the flotsam and jetsam of our native waters and estuaries, Joey Barkhouse has been able to create intricate works of art. A stray rock or piece of driftwood magically transforms into owls or fish. Her carvings and rock paintings have become legend in the area and Joey is willing to work into the night to meet the growing demands of her fans. Ms. Barkhouse will have her latest works on display at the Cedar Keyhole for the entire month of January.
    GALLERY HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • GLOBAL CITIZEN Feeling like family

    By ELIZABETH WARREN

  • Today in Levy County History

    Submitted by TONI COLLINS
    Levy County historian

  • A few resolutions for campaigns

    A few words for candidates
    It's the New Year and already the political races in Levy County are hopping — or should I say the charges are flying?
    Here at the Citizen we want to be of service to our readers and allow candidates to communicate with the public.
    But as with all things, there are a few rules.
    A. The Chiefland Citizen will allow you a one-time free announcement in the news columns where the candidate can make an unfiltered statement of their candidacy. Some have already been published.

  • Here we go again; the art of redundancy

    By JAMES SNYDER

  • Sometimes battle scarred are trophies we seek

    By GARY MILLER

  • Rotary gives gift of words

    Word:
    noun
    a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, used with others (or sometimes alone) to form a sentence and typically shown with a space on either side when written or printed.

    The Chiefland Rotary Club gave every third grade student at Chiefland Elementary School and Cedar Key School free dictionaries